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Because of the ideal location of Glen na Smole it is the ideal touring venue for the east coast. Possible day trips would include:

* Dublin - 1 hrs. drive or avail of public transport.Natiuonal heritage Park

* Wexford Town/New Ross - Visit the ancient town of Wexford with its quaint cobbled pedestrianised streets and unique shops. A trip to the National Heritage Park on the outskirts of the town is a must or visit the Dun Brody Famine Ship in New Ross where you can see first hand what the epic voyages were like for those escaping the ravages of the Great Famine.

* Kilkenny City - Take a day trip to Kilkenny, the Marble City, where you can visit the Design Centre, the Cathedral or Kilkenny's Norman Castle or just soak up the atmosphere of this thriving provincial city.

* Avoca/Meeting of the Waters - Visit the quaint village of Avoca, location of the BBC series "Ballykissangel".

* Glendalough - A visit to Glendalough (Glen of the two Lakes) is a must. See the monastic settlement of St. Kevin which dates back to the 6th century. The Visitor Centre shows a video history of the area and a guided tour will give you all theMeeting of the Waters information on the various churches and the Round Tower, to say nothing of St. Kevin's Bed!

 *Golf Why not consider a round of golf in the Garden of Ireland? We have a full set of gents and ladies golf clubs for you to use while you stay at Glen na Smole and can arrange tee times and preferential green fees.  Wicklow has over 20 golf clubs catering for every level of golfer from par 3 to championship links courses.